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Virginia College in Fort Pierce to host two March Open Houses from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cosmetology Open House, Monday, March 24 - Campus Open House Friday, March 28

FORT PIERCE, Fla., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Virginia College in Fort Pierce will host two open houses in March featuring tours and demonstrations, along with a free cookout and other refreshments. Potential students, their friends and family are invited to attend the Cosmetology Open house Monday, March 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or the Campus Open House Friday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 


Cosmetology Open House – Virginia College in Fort Pierce


2810 S. Federal Hwy., Fort Pierce, FL 34982


(772) 448-2000


Monday, March 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Door prizes will be given away each hour (must be present to win).


Campus Open House – Virginia College in Fort Pierce


2810 S. Federal Hwy., Fort Pierce, FL 34982


(772) 448-2000


Friday, March 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

"We are delighted to be open in Fort Pierce, and we look forward to showing potential students, their friends, and families our first class facilities, faculty and staff," says Vincent Femia, president of Virginia College in Fort Pierce.  "As with all Virginia College locations, we gauge employer demand and then design and offer programs that meet those needs. Potential employers such as salon owners are invited to tour our facilities as well so they can see they type of training we provide for our cosmetology students who may become their future employees."

Virginia College in Fort Pierce will offer programs in Business Administration (AS), Culinary Arts (Diploma), Medical Assistant (Diploma and AS), Pharmacy Technician (Diploma) and Cosmetology (Diploma). Classes will begin April 7, 2014. 

Virginia College, based in Birmingham, Ala., recently opened an on-ground campus in Lubbock, Texas in addition to the Fort Pierce campus, which brings the total number of campuses to 27. Virginia College also offers classes online at Overall, Virginia College has more than 16,000 students.

About Virginia College and Education Corporation of America

Birmingham, Ala.-based Education Corporation of America (ECA) is a leader in the post-secondary career school market with current enrollment of over 19,000 students. Holdings include Virginia College, founded in 1983, a private institution of higher education that offers non-degree and associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs in the areas of Health and Medical, Business, Information Technology, Interior Design, Computer Design, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts and more with locations in 27 different cities in the following states: Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. ECA also offers classes online via and operates Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College, Golf Academy of America schools in California, Arizona, South Carolina, Texas and Florida, and Ecotech Institute in Colorado, which is the first and only college focused on preparing students for careers in renewable energy and sustainable design. These schools are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) which is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

ECA also owns and operates New England College of Business and Finance in Massachusetts, a fully online college which is regionally accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and is licensed by Massachusetts Department of Higher Education.

For more information, contact Diane Worthington at [email protected] or (205) 329-7911.

Audrey Pannell
205.503.5955 (office)
205.837.3140 (cell)
[email protected]

SOURCE Virginia College

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